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  1. suzyq

    Ancient Roman Harbour in Urla

    I look forward to seeing this when it's finished as it's going to be something different. Ancient Roman harbor to reappear in Urla - ARCHAEOLOGY
  2. A

    5th to 28th September - Aspendos Ancient Amphıtheatre Events

    Experience a culturally rich night at the best-preserved ancient amphitheater in the world. Annual Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival combines artistic excellence with the unique atmosphere of Aspendos Amphitheater. Since 1994, this elegant open-air festival has been a showcase...
  3. A

    5th to 28th September - Aspendos Ancient Amphıtheatre Events

    Experience a culturally rich night at the best-preserved ancient amphitheater in the world. Annual Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival combines artistic excellence with the unique atmosphere of Aspendos Amphitheater. Since 1994, this elegant open-air festival has been a showcase...
  4. J

    Ancient Bargylia Ruins

    For my next visit to the Tuzla area one of the locals has agreed to show me around the site of the ancient Bargylia ruins. In doing a little research I'm now amazed to find press articles from earlier this year which say the site is privately owned and currently on the market for a mere £6.3m...
  5. Jaycey

    Ancient Aliens?

    Curiouser and Curiouser ... “The Earth was so young 300 million years ago, the first land animals had yet to evolve into dinosaurs, most scientists believe. If that's the case, how do you explain the discovery in Russia of a piece of a gear shift -- a common machine part -- embedded into a...
  6. beyazbayan

    The 2,300-year-old torture chamber: Ancient dungeon ...

    Ancient 2,300-year-old torture chambers unearthed in Turkey | Mail Online... 22.1.2014 · The 2,300-year-old torture chamber: Ancient dungeon containing a 'bloody well and death rooms' unearthed in Turkey
  7. C

    Ancient Technology

    I had thought to change Aussie and American to Aborigine and Eskimo, rather than upset any of you sensitive souls out there, but hey who cares. After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, Australian scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came to the conclusion...
  8. geordie_nev

    Ancient Greek

    An endangered Greek dialect which is spoken in north-eastern Turkey has been identified by researchers as a "linguistic goldmine" because of its startling closeness to the ancient language, as Cambridge researcher Dr Ioanna Sitaridou explains. YouTube - Archaic Greek in a modern world
  9. shirleyanntr

    Ancient Antakya

    İn the warren of streets which make up the market area of Antakya you can find yourself living as people did as far back as when the city was the most important in Rome's Eastern Empire. (it lost its prominence due to a catastrophic earthquake in the 6th century in those days its name was...
  10. John O' Dreams

    Ancient folk remedies

    Why all those endearing old charms make us what we are OPINION: Our folk traditions are something harmless, enduring, non-divisive and unique to each of us, writes DAVID ADAMS Growing up in the country, the farmers I knew were laughingly dismissive, in their gruff agricultural way, of the...
  11. bickern

    Among the bayonet-like minarets of ancient Istanbul, an East wind is blowing.

    what a load of "TOSH" I had to read this rubbish twice. This just shows journalism for what it is. Among the bayonet-like minarets of ancient Istanbul, an East wind is blowing. It will chill us all... says The Mail On Sunday columnist in the week David Cameron calls for Turkey to join the EU...
  12. M

    Ancient Pedasa

    We went on an adventure today and found the ancient site of Pedasa, we have been up that way several times in the past and not been able to find it, today with the help of directions from a friend we found it easily. We didn't go up to the Acropolis as we felt that all the steps would be too...
  13. Joe in Tasucu

    Inspired by the flowers at an ancient site...

    "Look at all those poppies," says Lutfiye. "I only ever see poppies where people have lived for ages. In ancient sies. There are no poppies around Kum Mahellesi because it's new land, reclaimed from the lake. I think they are the souls of the dead. I love them. They look so vibrant, so...
  14. ceemac

    Ancient Port Discovered

    An archaeological excavation has started near Lake Küçükçekmece in Avcılar to uncover the ancient city of Bathonea, which is estimated to be 1,600 years old. More C
  15. bobthenob

    Our ancient ancestors

    Right at the beginning of time, when humans were walking on the face of the earth. They had a natural instinct [just like it was meant to be] to look up at the sky and wondered whether we came from the heavens. Humans started to worship the stars they thought were the places of their ancestors...
  16. bobthenob

    the ancient volcano

    The terrain of Turkey has got me thinking ,about the hidden precious minerals out there.l have just been looking at a satellite map of the Akbuk and Altinkum area,and what l saw,was the remainder of a oozing flow of volcanic larva,which formed the mass of land,that has formed the land mass of...
  17. shirleyanntr

    Ancient Antioch

    antioch Antioch was once one of the most important cities of the Graeco-Roman world. The area which was to become Antioch fullfilled the most important criteria for settlement in that it had plentiful water supplies straddled a river(the Orontes) and was strategically placed at a point where...
  18. cirali

    The ancient city of SAGALASSOS

    Over this past summer I was visited by an editor of the Dutch National Geographic magazine and he brought to my attention of this little know area just 2 hours away from Antalya. He was in Turkey doing a report on the ancient city of SAGALASSOS - located between Burdur and Isparta. and close to...
  19. VWBug

    Ancient Tablets Unearthed In Sivas

    SIVAS - Tablets belonged to Hittite and Asurian trade colonies, and stone-relief of Hittite gods were unearthed during excavations in Kayalipinar ruins near Yildizeli town of central Turkish city of Sivas, sources told the A.A on Tuesday. German Marburg University Department of Archaeology...
  20. C

    Ancient city to become Archaelogical park

    TDN The ancient city of Kaunos, located in the Muğla hamlet of Dalyan, is to be developed into an archaeological park. The head of the excavation team, Professor Cengiz Işık, told the Anatolia news agency over the weekend that the Kaunos archaeological park would be the first of its kind in...
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